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Is this normal of childcare? Is the grass greener on the other side?
I work in a long day centre and have just cut down my days to 3 due to burning out. On a typical day I have 21-25 children with 2 additional needs and...

HLTWHSOO1. Safe house keeping.
Yes, you’re on the right track with your responses...

Unsure of casual rate as ECT student
Have you completed a Cert 3 or Diploma qualification?
What position are you during your casual work? Room Leader, ECT or Assistant?

New childcare wage rates
If you have had your Cert 3 qualification for four years, you should be on Level 3.3 and your wage rate should be $23.51 per hour.
If you have started,...

Mobile Phone Usage
Personal mobile phones shouldn’t really be used by educators if there is another device for taking pictures for documentation purposes.
The reasons for...

Should all children attend circle time?
Circle Time offers countless opportunities for learning, for the children and here's a list of benefits associated with successful and consistent...

Weather Policies/Regulations and Procedures
I think, whenever there is thunderstorm and there is a big tree near the building than educators needs to be cautious.

Ratios for children under 3 yrs
Hi Cheryl,
The links you have given above is from the Department of Education and Training Victoria and ACECQA, both those sources can be used as official...

Childcare Christmas parties
Hi Elianaa
At my centre we have a jumping castle that we hire and then each of the rooms usually have a few little games/activities set up so families...

Best options
Thankyou, that was very helpful, I have another question, How are policies developed in a early childhood service and who should have input? I am having...

health and safety assignment
I just have had a look through your assignment and you’re on the right track with your responses!

CHCECE005 Provide care for babies and toddlers
In the scenario it mentions that the mother had told Sue about Molly’s care routines, so using this information Sue follows the same routine that Molly...

Contribute to and promote effective work practices and effective workplace relations
Leadership Cluster
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Off-the-job assessment
Could you please help me with this?
a) Develop:

Providing healthy and culturally appropriate meals
1)Rigid, generally incompatible with shared decision making, top down focus on compliance and conformity (Hierarchical leadership)
2)Visionary, motivating,...

Guiding Principles Of The NQF Framework
The following information may help:
Young Children and Environmental Relationships

Part A and Part B - what website are you referring to?

Contribute To The Process Of Policies & Procedures
At the moment I am only offering complimentary support to students who have purchased a Premium Subscription. With a Premium Subscription, you can download...

Assignment help - Readiness for toilet training
You're welcome!

CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
Hey am struggling with this one question if any help please.
What are the key aspects of diversity and their characteristics, including aboriginal and...

CHCECE025 - Embed sustainable practices in service operations
First time posting on this forum. I’m so close to finishing my diploma and I’ve hit a wall (end of the year, I’m ready for holidays :giggle: . Any...

pregnency queries while working in a childcare.
Firstly congratulations!
The following sites have a lot of helpful information and answer most of your questions:

what is family daycare- in pictures
What is family daycare?
Family day care is approved child care that truly focuses on each individual child’s development, while providing high quality...

Starting a fdc - what you need
The area you use for fdc has to be suitable for the number, ages and abilities of children you will have.
A very small area is not acceptable unless you...

Family daycare fees
For care outside core hours such as overnight etc the hourly fee will usually be more per hour.
The amount could be between $1-10.00 or maybe more, it...

Natural play, open ended learning and diy resources in FDC
The focus on natural play and open ended learning has made finding resources a lot easier because you don’t need to have a large number of toys. With some...

What resources to get for a FDC - a guide
Just like a LDC etc, a FDC should offer children adequate space (indoor and outdoor) with a variety of resources available as part of planned program....

Tips for keeping FDC startup costs down – resources
When you’re starting out getting resources can seem like an expensive exercise but it doesn’t have to be,
a few things to keep in mind:
• You don’t need...

Assessment for provider approval and HELP!
It was not that simple, actually I think you need to read through operational requirements.
The test was about 2 scenarios, you need to make a few multiple...

Benefits of family daycare
Benefits of family daycare
For parents and children:
a childcare option which is home based with the exact same standards as a childcare facility etc under...

Thinking of starting a family daycare - things to consider
Thinking of starting a FDC – things to consider
Are you thinking of starting a family daycare?
It can be a wonderful opportunity to be your own boss,...

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